Mumbai overtakes Wuhan peak of Covid cases

June 10, 2020 – Mumbai, India’s financial hub, has recorded 51,000 cases of Covid-19, which taking it past the peak in Wuhan-china, where the virus first emerged. Maharashtra state, of which Mumbai is the capital, has 90,000 of them and India with 266,500 confirmed cases.

Infections are also spiking in the capital Delhi, where authorities have said they expect to see more than half a million cases by the end of July.

The surge coincides with India’s decision to relax restrictions after three months of a stringent lockdown that was intended to curb the spread of the virus.